Brig Owens
Brig Owens

Position:
Football

Inducted:
1979


Brig Owens

  • Triple threat star of the 1963 and 1964 UC football teams as a skilled quarterback, halfback and punter.
  • Passed for 1,764 yards and 13 TDs during his two seasons and was the leading rusher (556 yards, six TDs) on the 1963 squad.
  • Directed the 1964 Bearcats to a 10-1 record, the most wins in UC history.
  • UC posted a 16-5 record and won two Missouri Valley Conference titles in his two seasons.
  • Taken in the sixth round of the 1965 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys and enjoyed an eight-year career in the pro ranks.
  • Served as assistant executive director of the NFL Players Association.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1979.